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. i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. from all of us, we appreciate your time as always. we'll see you again at 6:00. breaking news from baltimore tonight. the secret police stop we never knew about. caught on a surveillance camera, the suspect in leg irons in that police van. and now, a witness in the van reveals what he heard. and the protests from baltimore to philadelphia, nearly 100 police officers now injured. authorities believe a deadly shark attack on an american beach. a 65-year-old woman swimming. and the new warnings up tonight. where they haven't seen great whites in 25 years. the manhunt. the shooter on an american highway. you'll hear from the driver who called 911, not realizing she'd been shot. the volcano erupting at this hour. our team, flying you right over it. and the tiger on the loose in the heartland. the american zoo and the scare today.
good evening. and we begin tonight with several major developments from baltimore. authorities telling our abc station in d.c. there is evidence that freddie gray, the suspect arrested and put in that police van, suffered a massive injury to the back of the head. what's unclear, was it self-inflicted, was it caused by that police ride? meantime, protests under way tonight. let's get right to the pictures. first from philadelphia. a massive crowd gathering to protest the arrest of freddie gray and what's followed. to baltimore tonight. hours before the curfew at 10:00 and protests there again this evening. since this all began nearly 100 police officers have now been injured in that city. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila leading us off from baltimore. jim? >> reporter: tonight, david, the community continues to ask questions about why freddie gray died, and perhaps tonight, an answer. as baltimore police investigators today privately reported their findings in the
death of freddie gray to the state's attorney, abc affiliate wjla quotes law enforcement sources saying the report contains medical evidence that gray suffered a massive injury to the back of his head while riding inside the police van that closely matches a bolt located in the back of the police van. the police commissioner would not comment. >> we will take all our directions from the state attorney, because it is now their case. >> reporter: in fact, police today revealed only one new piece of information. telling reporters they discovered that the van carrying gray made a mysteriously fourth stop not three, as previously claimed by police. >> we are much more suspicious than before, in light of that omitted information. >> reporter: here is the van's trail on that crucial sunday morning. after gray was chased down by cops on bicycles, he's loaded into a van. his legs appear limp. six minutes later, the van stops and police apply leg irons. gray allegedly acting irate. this is what's new.
police revealing the van also stopped here at this corner. the reason for this stop, unknown. but it is recorded on these private surveillance cameras at the intersection. less than five minutes later, the van stops a third time, where officers check on gray's condition in the back. next, they respond to another call, loading a second prisoner in the van. he spoke publicly today for the first time. >> when i got in the van, i didn't hear nothing. it was a smooth ride. we went straight to the police station. all i heard was like a little banging for about four seconds. >> reporter: the peaceful protests continue as the family, police and prosecutors ask the community to be patient and trust the investigation. david? >> jim avila leading us off again tonight. jim, thank you. and as police work the streets in several cities where there are protests again this evening, the numbers for you. more than 100 arrests in new york city alone overnight. and then there are the officers, the injuries. tonight, baltimore police reminding their communities that their officers lives are at stake too, here. steve osunsami in baltimore tonight.
>> reporter: tonight, baltimore police are reminding everyone that cops are people, too. that the violence in the streets is sending officers home to their families with serious wounds. so far, 98 officers hurt. 43 needing emergency or hospital treatment. 13 wounded so badly, they've had to take medical leave from work. >> meaning that they are unable to come into work at all. >> reporter: the heaviest riot gear is no match for bottles and bricks thrown just the right way. knocking these police to the ground. >> they have broken bones. one of them is unresponsive. this is not okay. >> reporter: authorities explained to david this week how after one officer was hit, he didn't know where he was. >> he was in and out of consciousness, having difficulty remembering his first name. >> reporter: the message tonight, as police load up on school and city buses to keep calm on the streets, they hope to come home in one piece. on the streets tonight, there's little sympathy for the safety
concerns of police and the officers know that. but we've seen officers dressed in riot gear show their uniforms to little children and share laughs with teenagers and that's encouraging. david? >> encouraging indeed. steve osunsami in baltimore for us, as well. steve, thanks. we're going to turn now to the miracle in nepal tonight. five days after the earthquake, this image. a 15-year-old boy somehow surviving more than 120 hours. he'd been buried beneath rubble, wearing a yankees t-shirt, revealing what he ate to survive. and this view from above, drone footage tonight of rescuers across kathmandu hoping for even more miracles. terrifying video of the moment the earthquake hit coming to light now. this roundabout, children running there as the earth shakes. and you can see the buildings, those structures all beginning to tumble down. abc's alex marquardt with the american rescue teams now helping, and that teenager, what he did, what he ate to live. >> reporter: tonight, stunk new >> reporter: tonight, stunning new video. a tourist's camera capturing
ancient temples, crumbling around terrified sightseers. swarms of birds taking to the skies. from just one minute of shaking, almost 6,000 dead. but today, there was a glimmer of hope, as american rescue dogs prowled the rubble, searching for signs of life. a call coming in for the american rescue teams, racing to a nine-story guest house that had completely collapsed. >> we were told that there's voices heard in a void space. >> reporter: working with nepalese police, they pull out a 15-year-old boy wearing a yankees t-shirt. rescuers shielding his eyes from the harsh sun. this is the hole he was wedged in. the rescuers think it was part of a parking garage, you can see this motorcycle right here. the space, tiny, dark, smaller than a coffin. he was in there for 120 hours. the rescue, a rare moment of joy amid so much pain. how rare is it for someone to be
pulled out of rubble five days after the fact unscathed? >> yeah, it's a miracle. it's a miracle. >> reporter: the boy, pemba tamang, rushed by ambulance to the hospital. >> slow down. slow. go slow. >> reporter: there, he said he survived on containers of butter that he found in the debris. "sometimes i felt aftershocks," he said, "and i could hear the sound of bulldozers." david, those american rescue teams based here out of this u.s. compound with their specialized gear working out of these tents, have a lot of work ahead of them, which they hope will include more miracles like today's. david? >> just incredible work by those rescue teams. alex, thank you. to a new development tonight, from the pentagon involving u.s. ships in the persian gulf. there is word tonight four u.s. navy vessels will now escort american flagships through the strait of hormuz. this in reaction to the rising tensions with iran and the seizure of a maersk ship by iranian patrol boats earlier this week. we're going to turn now to that volcano erupting tonight. ash and smoke once again filling the skies over chile.
the third eruption at the ancient volcano in two weeks. plumes of ash 2 1/2 miles in the air. thousands of flights diverted tonight, thousands of families evacuated, as well. our own matt gutman flies us right over the volcano, amid fears a larger eruption could still come. >> reporter: chile's calbuco volcano, again tonight breathing fire. the mountain belching smoke and ash miles into the air. thousands of flights have been disrupted since this moment last week -- a hiker capturing the mountain blowing its top. that black plume stretching over 1,000 miles. a second eruption the next day even triggering its own lightning storm. so far, 4,500 people have been evacuated. scientists say it was an eruption without warning. >> it was a surprise. it was incredible. >> reporter: after the volcano thundered to life, we flew over the destruction. from the chopper, we could see the floes literally boiling
rivers. and dumping a layer of ash and gravel three feet deep. and then we soared upwards, towards the volcano. these geologists here are using that infrared camera you see right there to try to get better readings of what's going on behind all of that smoke and that ash, to better forecast what this volcano might do. while they expect another eruption, scientists concede they don't know if it's hours or months away. matt gutman, abc news, miami. >> matt, thank you. meantime tonight, another volcano in the headlines. this one closer to home on hawaii's big island. the kilauea volcano, a lava lake at the summit tonight, overflowing. and you can hear it. crackling there in the distance. crowds gathering to get a look. it looks and sounds ferocious, but officials say right now, those pictures pose no risk. now to the warning in the waters tonight, also in hawaii. word of a first deadly shark attack on a popular beach in many years. authorities believe a 65-year-old woman snorkeling was attacked and killed.
there is also concern tonight on the california coastline. that's seal beach you're looking at. a surfer and also the shark. tonight, authorities warning swimmers to be on alert. the first double sighting on that beach in 25 years. abc's kendis gibson on that warning and on the attack in hawaii. >> reporter: tonight, close encounters with sharks appearing to turn deadly. a popular maui beach closed off following the death of margaret cruse. the 65-year-old reportedly separated from two friends while out snorkeling. she was later found unresponsive, floating face-down, only 200 yards offshore. officials saying her injuries were consistent with a shark attack. if confirmed, it's the first fatal shark attack in the u.s. since 2013. here in southern california, sharks also have this community on edge. several great white sightings offshore prompting these warning signs. you can see from the air, kite boarders getting uncomfortably close to them. >> wakes you up a little bit.
>> get out of the water! >> reporter: while deaths are rare, encounters are not. and two-thirds of all shark attacks on earth take place in the u.s. in september, ida parker and christian oar were kayaking off cape cod when a great white attacked. they made this 911 call from the water. >> was there a seal? >> no, no. there's something in the water. >> reporter: those bite marks a reminder that we share the water with some powerful predators. kendis gibson, abc news, los angeles. to georgia tonight, and a new development in that cheating scandal. teachers and school administrators sentenced to prison. well, this evening, the three with the stiffest penalties, seven years behind bars, their sentences reduced by more than half, down to three years now in an unusual move. the judge taking action on his own. now, to chicago, and the big night for the nfl, draft day. 32 teams tonight selecting the best players ss in college football. but all eyes on florida state quarterback, jameis winston, the the coveted star, despite his history of legal problems. abc's linsey davis with the images tonight the player hopes
to leave behind. >> reporter: tonight, jameis winston's arm strength and agility on the gridiron won out over his controversial moves off the field. winston, the all-american heisman trophy-wink quarterback can add 2015 number one draft pick to his list of accomplishments. the florida state star quarterback selected by the tampa bay buccaneers. >> with the first pick in the 2015 nfl draft, the tampa bay buccaneers select jameis winston. >> he looks like he's capable of winning a super bowl. >> reporter: winston didn't don the jersey at the draft in chicago. like this epic throwback thursday picture winston posted own instagram today, he was surrounded by family at home in alabama. "la familia before it all started," he wrote. a woman accused him of rape while at florida state. winston has maintained that the sex was consensual. and while the state attorney decided not to press charges, his accuser has now filed a civil suit against both him and florida state, and has spoken
out in the documentary, "the hunting ground." >> i kind of just want to know, like -- why me? >> reporter: winston's also been sidelined for making lewd comments and received a civil citation for allegedly stealing crab legs from a florida grocery store. something he called a mistake. >> all my mistakes made me a better person. >> and linsey is with us now. how much could jameis winston make? >> reporter: the nfl player's association tells us he'll make roughly $24 million guaranteed for his first four years. >> all right, linsey davis with us tonight. linsey, thanks. now, to the race for 2016, and a new contender tonight. vermont senator bernie sanders, an independent, saying he's running for the democratic domination vowing to press hillary clinton over climate change campaign finance reform and income inequality in the middle class. clinton saying she agrees the focus must be on the middle class, welcoming him to the race tonight. we move on now, and to a very personal battle playing out involving a star from "modern family." and this battle could soon be playing out among couples across this country. sofia vergara and her former
fiance, their public fight over their frozen embryos and who gets to decide what happens to those embryos? tonight, he's taking a stand and here's abc's amy robach. >> reporter: the controversy about sofia vergara's frozen embryos heated up today. with this editorial in "the new york times" by her ex-fiance nick loeb, titled, "our frozen embryos have a right to live." he writes he wants custody of the embryos to start a family without her. in november of 2013, the couple used invitro fertilization to create embryos, planning eventually to use a surrogate. i spoke to vergara, one of the stars of abc's "modern family" about ivf. >> well, you know, i'm 40 years old, nothing happens that naturally anymore. for nick, he never had a baby, so i wanted to make sure -- i already froze some eggs so i wanted to take advantage of science, why not? >> reporter: at the time, they both signed an agreement that the embryos could only be brought to term with both parties consent.
six months later, the couple separated, and loeb now says the contract did not specify what would happen if they split up. today, he writes, that's why he now wants that contract voided, and wants custody of those embryos, saying, "does one person's desire to avoid biological parenthood outweigh another's religious beliefs in the sanctity of life and desire to be a parent?" vergara has told abc she has no comment. loeb is suing her in california. the battle about their embryos will soon see its day in court. >> and as you reported amy, she's had no comment before on this. has she said anything about the case? >> reporter: david, she said she has no intention of destroying the embryos. she just wants to leave them where they are, according to her lawyer. >> amy robach, great to see you here at night and not just in the morning. we'll be tuning in tomorrow. still ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday, the woman and the manhunt under way at this hour. she was shot while driving on an american highway. she calls 911, not even realizing she's been hit in the neck.
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it's been difficult. >> reporter: cori romero just got out of the hospital. a week after a driver pulled up next to her car and shot her in the neck. >> if you can, get a clean, dry cloth or towel or just anything that you can place right on the wound, okay? >> i'm trying, yes, but it's on both sides of my neck. i'm just really -- i'm just scared. >> reporter: the sheriff's department is now investigating seven other shattered car windows in the last week on or near that interstate. so far, the only bullet they found is the one that hit romero. and her shooter is still on the loose. >> some people might see it as a trauma or tragedy, i just see it as a wakeup call and just spend more time with people that you love and do things that you want to do. >> reporter: ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> incredibly brave. when we come back here tonight, the medical headline. a simple shot to get rid of a double chin? also tonight, the tiger scare at a zoo in the heartland. visitors evacuated. the scramble to get the tiger back in the cage. and the nasa probe smashing into mercury tonight.
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who knew something was wrong with his mother. his phone call proving at just 5, he's america strong. here's clayton sandell. >> reporter: meet the incredible hulk. aka aydhun byars of aurora, colorado. the speedy 5-year-old is hard to keep up with. but monday, he slowed down just enough to save his mother's life. >> hello? >> i don't know what mom is doing, but i need someone's help. >> reporter: his mom tara was having a diabetic shock. >> i called 911. >> is she sleeping? >> yeah, she's sleeping, but she
just opens her eyes and she never answers me. she just kept looking and never responded. >> reporter: but just dialing that phone was tough. aydhun was born with a condition causing stiff joints. he's had ten surgeries. acting faster than a speeding bullet, little aydhun saved the day. do you have a super power? >> my super power is love and peanut butter. >> reporter: love and peanut butter. not even kryptonite beats that. clayton sandell, abc news, aurora, colorado. >> saving his mother. thank you for watching tonight. i'm david muir. and we'll see you back here tomorrow. good night. >> body cameras for deputies in the san francisco main jail. why the sheriff wants one of his people fired. >> we're blessed to live in a community that comes together in times like this. >> an east bay father talks about the senseless murder of
his 9-year-old son. >> governor brown adopts a controversial new approach to delivering water to cities and farms. >> the fall of saigon 40 years ago. the harrowing events that launched their nur lives. a san francisco sheriff's deputy has been handed his walking papers. >> facing allegations he set up a fight club in san francisco county jail. >> there are four deputies who are being investigated locally and by the fbi. the termination process has begun, though his attorney is waiting to see the evidence. san francisco sheriff mirkarimi believes an investigation
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